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people credit Zim with being as good
as he is. There are only One or two
third sackers who can cover as mucn
ground around that station as the
Bronx biff er.
Not a very auspicious start for the
White Sox through thV-ast, consid
ering the fact that a few people still
think the Rowlandites .have a chance
for the pennant. They nad a ball
game won for eight innings, then
blew it because of punk pitching.
We are wised to the fact that a lot
of kids with fish horns won the game
tor the Red Sox. These youngsters,
blowing tuneful notes with which
they lure the codfish ball from its lair,
are said to have rattled the White
Sox pitchers. That is a sad commen
tary on the prowess of Jim. Scott, Red
Faber and Reb Russell, and we do not
believe they would appreciate such
Veteran pitchers like that trio re
quire something more than the dul
cet strains of a fish iqrn to upset
them. It is more than lively that the
tattoo the Red Sox played on the
baseball with their bats was the real
And here, by hek, we're going to
work and criticizing President Lannin
for letting the kids sit in $1.50 seats
tree. That act by Some presidents
would have been hailed as charity of
the purest water.
Foumier, Ed Collins and Jackson
batted strenuously in toe opening
game and the South Sfaers should
make a mess of runs in succeeding
Brooklyn retook, second place
from Boston, downing Cards. Pleff er
outpitched Ames. Myers and Dau
bert batted a victory.
Reds and Giants split dizzy double
header. Giants poled 18 hits 4)ff four
Red pitchers in opener. In second
Toney allowed only three hits. To
ney, with a weak team, has hung up
more shutouts this season than any
other pitcher in the National league.
He is a fine pitcher at the present
time and has overcome tne old wild
streak that marked his work when
he was wearing a Cub uhiform.
Sloufeds dropped from second
place, losing once to Newark and tie
ing second game. Sloufeds did heav
ier batting in each combat
Shaw's four hits helped Kansas
City put the bee on Buffalo. Lord
used three pitchers.
Dave Danforth, former Red, pitch
ing for Louisville, fanned 18 Kansas
City batters, setting a new record for
the American ass'n.
Six Western league magnates have
signed a resolution demanding the
resignation of President Tip O'NeilL
Tip isn't worrying about the resolu
tion and says action by the magnates
is immaterial to him. For some sea
sons magnates in the league have
been trying to force O'Neill to move
the league offices from Chicago" to
some city in the circuit,
WAR AS A BASEBALL FAN SEES IT
Bulgaria A good player all the
managers are after, but who still
waits for higher salary.
Japan. Can play any position and
makes all the managers nervous.
Russia A big fellow, but so slow
he has to make a homer in order to
get to first
Belgium The innocent spectator
who was hit with a foul ball.
Turkey A pitcher who looked
easy, but who 'is making a lot of
Uncle Sam The man who owns
the pop, peanut and refreshment priv
ilege. Wilson The umpire In Mexico
whose judgment goes but who never
War Correspondents The men
who can't get into the press stand be
cause the managers .have given all
the seats to their friends.
Czar The manager with loads of
substitutes but too few regular play
ers. Walter Camp in Colliers.
There are legislative halls and